Oct 3, 2012 by RTAmerica
On Tuesday, a federal appeals court ruled that the US government can indefinitely detain anyone under the National Defense Authorization Act. This comes as a blow to the ruling that was given earlier this year, when US District Court Judge Catherine Forrest ruled that the NDAA was unconstitutional. So what does this mean for journalists and why was it overturned? Carl Mayer, attorney for The Mayer Law Group, joins us with the latest.
Update on the NDAA case (bad news): Court extends stop on order blocking indefinite detention law – POLITICO.com (Oct. 2, 2012)
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